Music and Holiday Fun at the Holiday Program

Our annual holiday program on Dec. 14-15 spotlighted choral groups and concert bands of all ages, plus a holiday play by our second-grade students!

PHOTOS

VIDEO: Women's Chorus - Mister Santa


VIDEO: Men's Chorus - The Shepherd's Spiritual


VIDEO: Concert Bands - Christmas Medley ft. Little Drummer Boy


VIDEO: Choral Groups


VIDEO: Middle School & Upper School Bands


VIDEO: Second Grade Play: How to Train Your Reindeer (to Fly)


WINTER PROGRAM
Dec. 14-15, 2017

Middle School Band
directed by Mr. Ellis and Dr. Schuman
"When the Saints Go Marchin’ In" (arr. Ellis, Schuman)
"Lean On Me" (B. Withers, arr. Schuman)

Combined Bands (MS/US)
"Christmas Medley, feat. Little Drummer Boy"

Upper School Band
directed by Mr. Ellis and Dr. Schuman
"Silver Bells" (Livingston/Evans, arr. C. Custer)
"The Symphonic Beatles" (Lennon/McCartney, arr. J. Cavacas)

Lower School Chorus
directed by Mr. Rogala
"Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree" (Johnny Marks)

Combined Choruses (LS/MS)
"Welcome Christmas" (Albert Hague, Dr. Seuss)

Middle School Chorus
directed by Mrs. Kurut, accompanied by Mrs. Scolan
"Adeste Fideles" (18th Century Latin Hymn, traditional)
"Minka" (Russian folk song, arr. Greg Gilpin)

Upper School Chorus
directed by Mrs. Kurut, accompanied by Mrs. Scolan
"Remembering Decembers" (PINKZEBRA)

Men’s Chorus:
"The Shepherd’s Spiritual" (Traditional American Spiritual, arr. Donald Moore)

Women’s Select Chorus:
"Mister Santa" (Pat Ballard)

"Silent Night" (Franz Gruber, arr. Charles Cassey)
Soloist: India Lopez

SECOND GRADE PLAY

"How To Train Your Reindeer (To Fly): An (Improbable) Inspiring Musical For Young Voices"
by Teresa Jennings and Karl Hitzemann

CAST
Professor Atticus Antler – Duke Chisolm-El
Dr. Hannah Hoof – Jordan Ross
Schoolmaster Josie Buck – Willow Proctor
Coach Catapult – John Schmidt
Santa Claus – Carter Harris
Mrs. Claus – Lailah Skipper

Reindeer
Dasher – Nadia Lane
Comet – Brooklynn Dotson
Prancer – Addison Benford
Cupid – Grace Hatley
Blitzen – Lea Acklin
Buttons – Tenny Lewis

Reindeer Cadets
Bessie - McKLa Murray
Amelia – Autumn Hamilton
Buzz – Billy Perry
Howard – Cole Philcock
Orville – Ivan Fullilove
Wilbur – Maya Conley
Sally – Caileigh Johnson
Angel – Havillan Dow
Randolph – Jacob McGee

Elves
Jingles – MJ Divita
Winkie – Logan Lomax
Rocky – Teddy Echols
Darcy – Alina McLachlan
Bingo – Max Koranda-Wade

CREW
Directors: Mrs. Raser and Mrs. Halvorsen
Screenwriter: Mrs. Keelan
Musical Director: Mr. Rogala
Scenery: Mrs. Egan and 4th & 5th grade
Choreography: Abby Raser


SPECIAL THANKS
Production design: Mr. Wayne Wendell
Technical assistance: Mrs. Peggy Bergin and Drama students
Scenery: Mrs. Egan and Art students
Program coordination: Mrs. Heather Kurut
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